July 13, 2014
Join us on Sunday, July 13th at our 9:00 a.m. Worship Service. We will have the pleasure of hearing Richard VanAucken on the organ. Mr. VanAucken is a native of Quakertown, PA and began playing piano and organ at the age of 11. At 13, he was appointed organist of St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Kellers Church, PA. After graduation and service with the U.S. Marines in Korea, he studied at the Philadelphia Conservatory of Music. Mr. VanAucken has performed throughout much of the United States as a Recitalist and has recorded several CD’s. Eighteen Hymn arrangements, which he wrote for the organ, have been published along with many articles in national magazines. Mr. VanAuken has performed at places like Longwood Gardens and the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.